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Warhawk (PlayStation 3)

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Description

Warhawk, a remake of the game PSX launch title of the same name, is a multiplayer-only futuristic combat game, in the style of the Battlefield or Tribes series. Combat focuses on up to 32 players piloting Warhawks (the game's Harrier-jet-like aircraft) in large-scale acrobatic dogfights using the motion-sensing features of the SIXAXIS controller. However, at any time, players can park their aircraft and continue the fight on foot (using firearms, grenades, knives and surface-to-air missile launchers) or in a ground-based vehicle (jeeps, tanks and a variety of turrets). Supported game modes at release include classic deathmatch, team deathmatch, capture-the-flag, and a zone-based territory capture mode. Updates are planned through 2008 which include new game modes, maps, vehicle and weapon updates.

The game was meant to include a single-player scenario, but this was eventually scrapped in favour of the multiplayer part. Offline, there is a four way split-screen mode. The game can be downloaded from the PlayStation Store, but there is also a more expensive retail version that includes extra content such as behind-the-scenes developer interviews, and a Jabra BT125 (North America) or Jabra BT135 (Europe) Bluetooth headset.

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The Press Says

1UP Aug 27, 2007 A- 91
GameZone Sep 07, 2007 9 out of 10 90
ripten Aug 28, 2007 8.7 out of 10 87
4Players.de Oct 05, 2007 85 out of 100 85
VGNZ Sep 09, 2007 85 out of 100 85
Gamesmania Oct 16, 2007 81 out of 100 81
GamesAreFun.com (GAF) Sep 26, 2007 8 out of 10 80
Futuregamez.net Oct 17, 2007 80 out of 100 80
AceGamez Sep 13, 2007 7 out of 10 70
Extreme Gamer Sep 14, 2007 7 out of 10 70

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Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2007 – #9 Console Game of the Year
    • 2007 – #3 PS3 Game of the Year
    • 2007 – PS3 Multiplayer Game of the Year
    • 2007 – #6 Multiplayer Game of the Year

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cdwfs (1202) added Warhawk (PlayStation 3) on Sep 24, 2007